Built for wearable devices, the new UV-detection chip can help users monitor their exposure to the most harmful type of radiation: UV-A.
2 days ago by Kristijan Nelkovski
Health wearables are one of the most in-demand consumer electronics. Here's a roundup of a few recent sensor-level innovations.
August 29, 2021 by Ikimi .O
Brain IC implants might sound fictional, but with joint research from top universities and Qualcomm, a new brain-computer interface called "neurograins" has been born.
August 13, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Support was an overarching theme to this year's Olympic games, which showcased innovative ways of showing support through recycling, robotics, and immersive experiences.
August 08, 2021 by Kimber Wymore
This month alone has seen plenty of developments in the field of flexible electronics. What are they accomplishing and could this technology be taking steps towards easier manufacturing?
June 23, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Space technology is a testbed for promising, new technologies, not only for space but for Earth applications as well. How are recent advances in space affecting Earth?
May 21, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
As interconnects become an increasingly challenging system bottleneck, some researchers—and even larger corporations like Intel—believe silicon photonics to be a light at the end of the tunnel.
April 17, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Consumer sleep technology is becoming a staple in biometric reading. Now, Google has released a radar chip that more easily tracks and analyzes sleep quality.
April 06, 2021 by Rushi Patel
Scientists at the Terasaki Institute have put their own spin on organic electrochemical transistors (OECTs) to improve the performance in wearable health devices.
March 12, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Combining volatile organic compound (VOC) sensors and an ML chip, the "DiaNose" can pinpoint cancer, kidney failure, and now COVID-19.
March 03, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Apple appears to be moving farther into the health market with new patents targeting various metrics of health including AR/VR, glucose monitoring, and clinical sleep analysis.
February 15, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Researchers in electronics-based prosthetics, from e-skin to bionic hands, are working to bring comfortable and cutting-edge technology to future mainstream wearers.
February 10, 2021 by Rushi Patel
OmniVision claims this small form factor RGB-IR sensor may significantly advance medical imaging.
October 01, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
The researchers met the challenges of fabric-based sensors, combining the signal quality benefits of wet electrodes and the comfort benefits of dry electrodes.
September 21, 2020 by Luke James
Scientists at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) in Korea have developed a new technology that visualizes the invisible.
September 17, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Australian researchers claim their e-skin prototype can react to pain, similarly to human skin. If developed, this could lead to major leaps in robotics and medical prosthetics.
September 11, 2020 by Luke James
A new type of so-called drawn-on-skin electronics reportedly allows precise biological data to be harvested while the wearer is in motion.
August 14, 2020 by Luke James
Reopening businesses are honing in on social distancing. Time-of-flight proximity sensors may be the answer to cost-effective, easy-to-integrate designs for such use cases.
July 23, 2020 by Maya Jeyendran
By means of four wrist-mounted thermal cameras, the detailed positions of 20 points on the human hand can be tracked in real time.
July 23, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Optical sensors have made it big in the medical device industry. And with wearables taking on increasing roles for health monitoring, size is paramount.
July 11, 2020 by Jake Hertz
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